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2021 Western Water Symposium
The Western Water Symposium is sponsored by The Claremont Colleges Library as part of programming associated with a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant. The goal is to heighten awareness of the newly digitized...
LACHS Webinar: A talk with Kelly C. Wallace: The California Index at the Los Angeles Public Library
Please join us for webinar presentation with Kelly C. Wallace, Los Angeles Public Library History & Genealogy Department. Kelly will introduce us to the California Index at LAPL, an index to people, places, and events that have had a significant impact on life in Southern California.
Collection Photo Galleries
Symbolically housed in the oldest and last surviving structure of Los Angeles’ original Chinatown, the Chinese American Museum (CAM) is the first museum in Southern California dedicated to the Chinese American experience and history in Los Angeles. The museum occupies the historic 1890 Garnier...
Our collection encompasses a history of and historical records related to municipal collection programs for refuse, recyclables, dead animals, and yard trimmings throughout the City of Los Angeles from its inception until the present day. The records include original documents from meetings of...